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  • A borough of central New Jersey north-northeast of Trenton. Founded by Quakers in 1696, it is the seat of Princeton University (established in 1746 as the College of New Jersey and renamed in 1896). George Washington defeated the British here in January 1777. Population: 13,700.
  • MountPrinceton A mountain, 4,330 m (14,197 ft) high, in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado.

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  • proper n. a town in New Jersey.
  • proper n. a private university in the aforementioned town.

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  • n. a university in New Jersey
  • n. a university town in central New Jersey

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  • PRINCETON - Dan Mavraides scored 20 points and Princeton pulled away early in an 82-58 rout over Yale on Friday night.

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  • PRINCETON 82, YALE 58 Dan Mavraides scored 20 points and host Princeton pulled away early.

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  • PRINCETON - Matt Mullery scored 15 points and Steve Gruber sank two free throws with 8 seconds left, leading Brown to a 57-54 win over Princeton on Saturday.

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  • PRINCETON, NJ - UNC Greensboro trimmed a 15-point deficit to three with just over a minute to play, but Princeton made 11 of 12 free throws in the final minute to hold on for a 65-55 win Saturday afternoon at Jadwin Gym.

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  • PRINCETON - An ordinary fan may have mistaken the Princeton student section for a soccer crowd as they spent the entire night chanting and singing for their beloved Tigers.

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  • SPARTANS DOWN CANISIUS AND SPLIT WITH PRINCETON: Freshman pitcher Amanda Pridmore picked up a pair of wins, her fifth and sixth of the season, and San Jose State pounded out 10 hits in victories against Canisius and Princeton.

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